Warwick Medical School Inaugural Lecture Series
Professor Mark Achtman
Date: 28 May 2014
Location: Medical Teaching Centre, Gibbet Hill
Time: Welcome reception starting at 11:30. The lecture will start at 12:00.
Natural history of pathogenic bacteria that infect humans
Many serious or even life-threatening human diseases are caused by specific bacteria, including ulcers, plague, cerebrospinal meningitis and enteric fever.
In this lecture, Professor Achtman will focus on the bacteria that cause these diseases, with insights on their global transmissions and genetic changes over centuries to millenia.